Controversial vote is part of wider have trouble with competition, equity dilemmas
Whenever Tricia Zunker ended up being elected to your Wausau college board, she was wanted by her region to are more involved in the Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB). As her district’s board president, she pored throughout the policy jobs for the state company and found that it would not oppose the usage Indian nicknames and mascots. This was something she felt had to change as a member of a native tribe and chief justice for the Ho Chunk Supreme Court. Her school board consented.
The Wausau board published up an answer school that is requiring to retire indigenous United states mascots. State money will be given to schools to help make a change to some other mascot as well as the policy would allow for likenesses still of historic numbers for who a college or community could be called.
Zunker and her other board people collected co-sponsors for a complete of 18 college districts and presented the quality you need to take up in the WASB delegate construction on Jan. 22.